[Beowulf] Re: real hard drive failures

Mark Hahn hahn at physics.mcmaster.ca
Tue Feb 1 13:07:37 EST 2005


> > on that note, though - does anyone have comments about booting 
> > machines from flash?
> > 
> I've booted a mini-ITX system from flash,
> the distribution in question was a wireless access point.
> All you need is a CF to IDE adapter.

I don't really see those much at all.  perhaps I'm not using 
the right search terms.

have you looked into booting from usb-flash?  that would be very 
much dependent on bios, of course, but far more accessible.

thanks, mark hahn.

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